Mary Cecilia Lonergan

Brief Life History of Mary Cecilia

When Mary Cecilia Lonergan was born on 27 December 1882, in New Zealand, her father, Edward Francis Augustus Lonergan, was 25 and her mother, Mary Sweeney Mahoney, was 24. She married Frederick Richard Bell Booth in 1913, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in 1966, in her hometown, at the age of 84.

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Frederick Richard Bell Booth
Mary Cecilia Lonergan
Marriage: 1913
Mary Cecilia Bell-Booth
Frederick Roy Bell-Booth
Jean Kate Bell-Booth

Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Cecelia Lonergan - Government record: Birth record or certificate: birth: 27 December 1882; New Zealand
  • Mary Cecelia Lonergan, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

World Events (8)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.


New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.


The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Donal, Kaitlin, Seamus.

Irish (Munster): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Longargáin, from lonn ‘strong’ + garg ‘fierce’ + the diminutive suffix án.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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